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LINGUIST List 22.3715

Fri Sep 23 2011

Jobs: Various Langs: Consultant, Second Language Testing Inc.

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        1.     Anthony Becker , Various Languages; Language Professional: Consultant, Second Language Testing Inc.

Message 1: Various Languages; Language Professional: Consultant, Second Language Testing Inc.
Date: 22-Sep-2011
From: Anthony Becker <abecker2lti.com>
Subject: Various Languages; Language Professional: Consultant, Second Language Testing Inc.
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University or Organization: Second Language Testing Inc.
Job Location: ---------------- (Telecommute) Web Address: http://www.2lti.com
Job Rank: Consultant

Specialty Areas: Translation; Yemeni Arabic/Norwegian/Kurmanji language professional

Required Language(s): Arabic, Sanaani (ayn)
                            Kurdish, Northern (kmr)
                            Norwegian BokmÃ¥l (nob)


Our company, Second Language Testing Inc., is currently searching for Yemeni
Arabic/Norwegian/Kurmanji language professionals to participate in a part-time
contracting opportunity. The work involves the writing of test passages based on
authentic material in these three languages. These tests will be used to assess
the proficiency of speakers of Yemeni Arabic/Norwegian/Kurmanji who wish to
work for US Government agencies.

The language expert's role would be to find written and audio materials that are
suitable for use in testing, and write questions in English about the material.
Qualified applicants to this position should have listening and reading
proficiency of at least an ILR level 4 (or ACTFL level Superior) in Yemeni
Arabic/Norwegian/Kurmanji and level 3 skills in English. We are looking for
people with strong English writing skills (ILR level 3/ACTFL), who are computer
literate and have access to a high-speed Internet connection.

Additional desired qualities include:
- Evidence of previous experience with the US Government's ILR scale
- Professional experience in linguistics, literature or translation
- Yemeni Arabic/Norwegian/Kurmanji teaching experience
- Ability to deliver quality work on a deadline
- Item writing experience

Successful applicants will undergo a paid training. Work includes monthly
assignments and will be completed remotely. Compensation is provided for
training and collection of passages, based on the number of passages
submitted and accepted. All interested and qualified applicants should send their
resumes via email to the application email address below. Thank you very

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)

Email Address for Applications: abecker2lti.com
Contact Information:
Anthony Becker
Email: abecker2lti.com

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